October 8, 2019 to November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Volunteer Crisis Line Training If you would like to learn more about: Effective communication skills self awareness community resources victimization crisis intervention Grief & Loss Mental Health Addiction awareness Sexual Abuse/assault awareness spousal assault awareness Suicide intervention/Prevention and more.. Please call us at Canadian Mental Health- Cariboo Chilcotin Branch 250-398-8220. Or drop by 51 […]Continue readingCrisis Line Training!
A community solution to homelessness What is Housing First? Housing first is a community-based response to homelessness. It has a number of principles Immediate access to permanent housing with no housing readiness requirements: Housing first provides people with assistance in finding and obtaining safe, secure and permanent housing as quickly as possible, regardless of […]Continue readingCommunity Bridge to Housing First
January 7, 2020 to March 10, 2020 @ 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm – Connect Parent Group Canadian Mental Health Association’s Family Solutions Program is offering a group for parents and caregivers. What is Connect? Connect is a 10-week program to support parents of pre-teens and teens. Parents meet in small groups (10-16) with two trained group leaders for 1.5 hours each week. Each session provides parents with […]Continue readingConnect Parent Group
January 10, 2019 to February 8, 2019 @ 12:00 am – Valentines Day Chocolate Covered Strawberry Fundraiser! Pre-order in person or via Phone by February 8th 2019 Orders will be available for pickup at CMHA on February 13th 3pm-6pm and February 14th 8:30-4:30pm Payment required upon ordering Cash or Cheque only please Milk, White or Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries 1 Dozen (12) Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Minimum […]Continue readingValentines Chocolate Covered Strawberry Fundraiser!
July 19, 2018 to August 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am to 4:30 pm – Temporary 2 Year Full-time Counselling Position Summary of Job Description: The Counsellor is responsible to: provide supportive counselling to those in need and offer assistance to those in crisis; provide counselling to families, individuals and groups; assist individuals and families with conciliation, reunification, communication and relationship building. The Counsellor will support the client’s personal growth, […]Continue readingTemporary 2 Year Full-time Counselling Position
Vancouver, B.C. – It seems there is a lot more uncertainty in the world today: government leaders around the globe divide opinions, concerns of terrorism are on the rise, and bigger policy changes are happening in many Western countries. It’s on the news, across social media platforms, in conversations with family, friends, and co-workers. The […]Continue readingFinding hope in uncertain times: Five tips on coping with change
Today, at the Healthy Minds Healthy Campuses Summit in Vancouver, TELUS announced the donation of its new iOS mindfulness app, thinkFull, to CMHA bCContinue readingTelus donates youth-focused mental health app to CMHA
April 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm – Each session provides parents with a new perspective on parent-teen relationships and adolescent development. Parents watch role-plays, do exercises and discuss new ways of responding to challenging behaviours and problems. Parents receive handouts following each session with key points to […]Continue readingConnect Parent Group
The Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division (CMHA BC) and the British Columbia Municipal Safety Association (BCMSA) have partnered to offer a suite of workplace mental health awareness and training courses to BCMSA members across the province. CMHA has adapted three courses to meet the needs of local governments. Safe and Sound: Building and Sustaining […]Continue readingJoining forces to build psychologically safe and healthy municipalities
BC Budget: $140 million in targeted investment offers valuable opportunity to act #b4stage4 The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) welcomes the Provinces commitment to mental health and addictions care following yesterdays announcement of a $140 million package of measures aimed at improving child and youth mental health in BC schools, homes, and communities. This follows […]Continue readingCMHA BC welcomes Budget 2017’s stronger focus on mental health and addictions